Archive for the ‘TANSTAAFL’ Category

Macy’s New Year’s Parade

Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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It is when all of the investors march away from them after the holidays. Happens every few years, creating a buying opportunity for the contrarian.

If You Use It, Buy It

Friday, December 30th, 2016
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Missed out on many in the past. Hoping Atlassian won’t be an exception now that I got in.

STMicroelectronics N.V. (STM)

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
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See http://money.fywservices.com/2015/12/after-you-pry-my-cold-dead-fingers-from-my-steering-wheel/

Sinking SHIPs Savings Tips

Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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This stock regularly tanks and spikes. Happened to catch the tank today. Hoping the spike is not too far off.

Watching the Video Chip

Sunday, November 13th, 2016
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Been too busy, didn’t have a watch on this yet.

Spun into OncoCyte

Monday, August 29th, 2016
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Spin off from BTX

Seagate Slipping

Sunday, April 17th, 2016
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Some companies have their ups and downs. Buying on the down is sometimes risky. Hope it isn’t this time!

Valeant Grab at a Potentially Falling Knife

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
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It would be easy to blame The Motley Fool article that confirmed my own thinking if my buy today doesn’t pan out, but I know better 🙂

The Yin and Yang of Symantec

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015
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At first, I thought that the stock would get a big boost from Google and Mozilla both screwing up user experience with sites that are not using HTTPS (at which point this blog will lose its reader). Then, Google gets in a huff about Symantec issuing certs for Google.com (understandably). So, if Google is going into the certificate business, that is another boon for the stock I should have bought at IPO and should have bought more of during the greatest recent depression (some call it a recession, but I found it really depressing, so sticking with my term).

So I’m watching and thinking and waiting now…

Rapunzel, Let Down Your Bedsheets

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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I believe in diversifying within an industry as well as across. This will balance SBY.